How To Create Learning Through Play: A Spectrum

How To Create Learning Through Play: A Spectrum

How To Create Learning Through Play by Terry Heick This post has been updated from a 2013 post.  We’ve talked before about the role of play in learning, and this is an idea that I’m becoming fascinated with. It’s also a bit of a tough nut to crack. What exactly is...
6 Domains Of Cognition: The TeachThought Learning Taxonomy

6 Domains Of Cognition: The TeachThought Learning Taxonomy

6 Domains Of Cognition: The TeachThought Learning Taxonomy by Terry Heick How can you tell if a student really understands something? They learn early on to fake understanding exceptionally well, and even the best assessment leaves something on the table. (In truth, a...
When Students Study What They Can Still Change

When Students Study What They Can Still Change

When Students Study What They Can Still Change by Terry Heick I was reading the surprisingly enlightening comments section of a YouTube video when I ran across an interesting idea: the energizing effect of making education contemporary. In this context, contemporary...
Why The Best Teachers Change Their Minds

Why The Best Teachers Change Their Minds

Why The Best Teachers Change Their Minds by Terry Heick When I first started teaching, I thought essay writing was the ideal form of assessment. If students could “write intelligently” about an idea (or the big idea of a certain academic standard), they understood. If...
What Kind Of Student Should School Produce?

What Kind Of Student Should School Produce?

What Kind Of Student Should School Produce? by Terry Heick What kind of student should school produce? That’s a big question. Let’s backup and look at the recent collision of science and government in the United States as a kind of context. Slate recently published an...

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